Vacancies

The Commerce Commission is New Zealand’s competition, consumer and regulatory agency. Our purpose is to achieve the best possible outcomes in competitive and regulated markets for the long-term benefit of New Zealanders.

Senior Analyst, Competition

  • New Zealand's competition and regulatory agency
  • Complex analysis
  • Project based multidisciplinary environment

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented investigator who has the confidence to lead merger, cartel and other investigations.

This is a role for a person who can unravel complex issues, has the ability to understand economic principles and legislation, and can apply this information to real life situations. You will be comfortable leading investigations, have excellent communications skills, sound judgement and a tertiary qualification, ideally in law or economics.

Key aspects of this role include:

  • leading multidisciplinary investigations
  • gathering, reviewing and analysing complex information
  • presenting information either in writing or verbally
  • working with internal and external stakeholders
  • delivering high-quality outcomes for the benefit of markets, business and consumers.

The Commerce Commission is committed to on-going professional development, coaching and mentoring in a modern and supportive environment.

Read more about the role in the position description below or contact Janet Rees, Senior Human Resources Adviser on 04 924 3719 for further information.

To apply for this position please send your CV and a covering letter to work@comcom.govt.nz

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 29 November 2017.

Assistant or Analyst, Competition 

  • New Zealand's competition and regulatory agency
  • Competition law and economics
  • Enquiring minds

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented junior investigator who has the capability and drive to join our investigations teams working on merger, cartel and competition related investigations.

This is a significant opportunity for a junior team member to join our Competition and Consumer Branch. We are looking for an intelligent, confident individual with excellent communications skills and sound judgement who has a tertiary qualification, ideally in economics and/or law.

If you have the ability to understand economic principles and legislation, and apply this information to real life situations, and can unravel complex issues, you will relish this role.

Key aspects of this role include:

  • supporting project teams and learning from technical experts within the branch
  • gathering, researching and analysing complex information
  • presenting information either in writing or verbally
  • working with internal and external stakeholders
  • juggling multiple pieces of work.

The Commerce Commission is committed to on-going professional development, coaching and mentoring in a modern and supportive environment.

Read more about the role in the position descriptions below (Assistant Investigator or Investigator), alternatively contact Janet Rees, Senior Human Resources Adviser on 04 924 3719 for further information.

To apply for this position please send your CV, academic transcript and a covering letter to work@comcom.govt.nz.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 29 November 2017.

Performance Adviser, Organisation Performance 

  • Permanent, full-time role
  • Wellington based 

At the Commerce Commission the Organisation Performance (OP) Branch is passionate about providing exceptional service and creating the most effective environment for the Commission to achieve its goals. Our Finance and Performance team is part of OP and is seeking to appoint a Performance Adviser who has a strong drive to contribute to both the success of OP and the Commission.

We are looking for a pro-active individual who has the strong ability to successfully work across the organisation and able to build collaborative working relationships.

In this role your main focus will include:

  • assistance with the development of business plans
  • support the production of accountability documents, eg, Annual Report, Statement of Intent, Briefings to Incoming Ministers
  • internal performance measurement and reporting.

Ideally you will have:

  • a relevant tertiary qualification and/or experience in a similar role
  • experience in performance measurement, business planning and reporting
  • excellent verbal/written communication and analytical skills.

You will be part of a fun and close knit team who have a reputation for their strong people skills and a high customer service ethic.

If you think you are the person we are looking for we would love to hear from you. Please send a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role along with a copy of your CV to work@comcom.govt.nz

Read more about the role in the position description below or contact Samantha Fallon, Human Resources Adviser on 04 924 3621 621 for more information.

Applications for the role close 5pm, Thursday 23 November 2017.

Adviser or Senior Adviser, Advocacy, Competition

  • Advocating and educating stakeholders
  • Consumer and competition focus
  • Wellington based
  • 12 month fixed term

Our vision is that New Zealanders are better off because markets work well and consumers and businesses are confident market participants.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Adviser or Senior Adviser to join our Advocacy team in the Wellington office. This role will be responsible for leading or contributing to projects or work-streams on competition and consumer work.

With the support of our talented teams you will be well placed to understand emerging issues relating to competition and consumer matters. Using your strong analytical skills and leadership qualities you will add value to the Commission’s work.

You will be engaging with industry groups to develop and implement strategies to help them better understand and comply with competition and consumer legislation. Providing advice and expert input to policy makers and parliament on policy development and legislative reviews is also a focus of this role.

Being experienced with different advocacy tools that help improve levels of compliance with the law will help you succeed in this role. As will your ability to develop strong relationships within the Competition Branch and the broader Commission to share your knowledge and educate other.

If you thrive on making a difference, have the credibility to engage effectively on competition and consumer matters, and can communicate well, you will enjoy the challenges of this role.

Ideally you will have:

  • significant knowledge of at least one of the Acts enforced by the Commission
  • experience managing projects or a programme of work
  • proven leadership qualities
  • excellent presentation and communications skills
  • a legal or economics qualification.

You will be part of a professional, multidisciplinary team in a collaborative and supportive work environment. The Commission offers a competitive remuneration package and on-going professional development opportunities.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, motivated and intelligent person to make a difference for the long term benefit of New Zealanders.

Read more in the position description below or contact Janet Rees, Senior Human Resources Adviser on (04) 924 3719 for more information.

To apply for this role please send your CV and a covering letter to work@comcom.govt.nz.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 17 November 2017.

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